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Further growth in domestic travel for 2015 compared to 2014

Tweet Statistics just released by Fáilte Ireland has just revealed how 3.8 million vacations in Ireland were taken in 2015, representing an increase of 6% on domestic holiday trip statistics from 2014.

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Top 10 things in Dublin for tourists that like to go off the beaten track

Tweet The popular capital city of Dublin has received great reviews in an feature by Claire Money in the Irish Independent titled “10 off the beaten track things tourists will love about Dublin”. 

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2015 tourism growth is the best in 15 years

Tweet The recent spate of bad weather in Ireland does not seem to have stopped record numbers of visitors planning a trip to Ireland. Record numbers, particularly from Europe are pouring in to see us without a care in the … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Ancient East to be launched as follow up to the Wild Atlantic Way

Tweet Following on from the success of the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland, Tourism Minister Paschal Donohoe has unveiled Fáilte Ireland’s latest tourism initiative: a campaign called “Ireland’s Ancient East” which aims to attract people taking a trip to Ireland to … Continue reading

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West Cork attractions pick up awards for Responsible Tourism

Tweet West Cork is known for boasting some of Ireland’s most scenic and rugged coastline. The area attracts many people taking a vacation in Ireland due to the fantastic whale watching and sea kayaking opportunities it offers.

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The world goes green for St. Patrick’s Day

Tweet Ahead of the up and coming St. Patrick’s Day, Tourism Ireland have launched a video showcasing footage from its Global Greening initiative, where global landmarks are set to light up green for St. Patrick’s Day.

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations in Cork

Tweet With a little over a week to go until the big St Patrick’s Day Festival, if you are looking to celebrate Ireland’s National Holiday this year, Cork city has announced a festival fit to rival Dublin’s four- day planned … Continue reading

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Ireland is back on the world tourism map with over 7.25 visitors in 2014.

Tweet In 2014 an estimated 1.2 million visitors from the United States took a vacation in Ireland. This figure was a 15 percent from 2013 and it set a new record according to Tourism Ireland, who additionally plan to build … Continue reading

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Ireland’s new high-tech futuristic Tourist Information Office

Tweet Fáilte Ireland has just opened a new state-of-the-art Tourist Information Office in Dublin. The new futuristic center offers the ultimate in technology to ensure trips to Ireland can be planned at ease. The new center marries the latest digital … Continue reading

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Failte Ireland launch Wild Atlantic Way App

Tweet This week Fáilte Ireland released drone footage of the 2,500km Wild Atlantic Way Route, taken by filmmaker Robert Fogarty.  In addition to this Failte Ireland has also released an app which is now available to download.  The app includes … Continue reading

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